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Feeling fidgety? ISS astronauts have fun with a fidget spinner in space - Watch

Feeling fidgety? ISS astronauts have fun with a fidget spinner in space - Watch

On Friday, ISS Commander Randy Bresnik posted a video of himself and some of his astronaut pals taking Newton's laws of motion for a test ride by messing with a fidget spinner aboard the orbiting laboratory.

Oct 16, 2017, 13:28 PM IST
Russia launches cargo ship to International Space Station

Russia launches cargo ship to International Space Station

The Soyuz 2.1a rocket carrying the ship successfully reached orbit eight minutes after taking off at 11:47am Moscow time (0846 GMT), a Russian space agency commentator said in the live feed from mission control.

Oct 14, 2017, 16:07 PM IST
NASA astronauts successfully complete second of three spacewalks for ISS repair

NASA astronauts successfully complete second of three spacewalks for ISS repair

Second of three spacewalks came to an end after 6 hours 26 minutes.

Oct 11, 2017, 08:15 AM IST
NASA astronauts begin the second of three spacewalks to repair ISS

NASA astronauts begin the second of three spacewalks to repair ISS

The spacewalk is once again being led by Expedition 53 Commander Randy Bresnik, accompanied by Mark Van Hei, who joined him in the first spacewalk as well.

Oct 10, 2017, 08:23 AM IST
Save the date! Second of three spacewalks for ISS maintenance to take place on October 10

Save the date! Second of three spacewalks for ISS maintenance to take place on October 10

Spacewalks are regular events in support of the ISS assembly and maintenance, that science and space enthusiasts look forward to with the initiation of every consecutive expedition launch.

Oct 09, 2017, 11:19 AM IST
NASA astronauts complete first of three spacewalks, robot arm repair successful

NASA astronauts complete first of three spacewalks, robot arm repair successful

The two astronauts replaced one of two Latching End Effectors (LEE) on the station’s robotic arm, Canadarm2.

Oct 06, 2017, 10:30 AM IST
NASA astronauts begin first of three spacewalks to repair ISS

NASA astronauts begin first of three spacewalks to repair ISS

This is the first in the series of three spacewalks scheduled for the month of October, with Expedition 53 Commander Randy Bresnik taking the lead in all three.

Oct 05, 2017, 08:20 AM IST
Standby: First of spacewalk series on October 5, ISS astronaut shares what they'll be working on - See pic

Standby: First of spacewalk series on October 5, ISS astronaut shares what they'll be working on - See pic

The first spacewalk will be led by space station commander Randy Bresnik, accompanied by NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei.

Oct 04, 2017, 12:42 PM IST
Time-lapse video of dancing northern lights from space has taken the Internet by storm – Watch

Time-lapse video of dancing northern lights from space has taken the Internet by storm – Watch

Astronauts who have been a part of the space station crew in the past, have all shared beautiful images of auroras seen from the orbiting laboratory, forming a shield-like cover on the Earth's surface.

Sep 27, 2017, 13:57 PM IST
Series of three spacewalks in October, ISS' Expedition 53 crew to take the reins

Series of three spacewalks in October, ISS' Expedition 53 crew to take the reins

The spacewalks performed by Expedition 53 astronauts will take place over a period of two weeks.

Sep 20, 2017, 11:24 AM IST
Video of 'UFO portals' beneath the ISS goes viral, sparks debate on alien existence once again

Video of 'UFO portals' beneath the ISS goes viral, sparks debate on alien existence once again

UFO and alien hunters claim they are portals or wormholes being used by aliens to monitor 'Earthlings', since the rings appear to be too high up to be considered clouds.

Sep 12, 2017, 17:34 PM IST
Welcome home, says US President Trump after record-breaking astronaut Peggy Whitson's touchdown

Welcome home, says US President Trump after record-breaking astronaut Peggy Whitson's touchdown

The record-setting astronaut just made her descent to Earth on Saturday, September 2, along with her two crewmates – NASA astronaut Jack Fischer and Russian commander Fyodor Yurchikhin of Roscosmos.

Sep 05, 2017, 10:12 AM IST
NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson ends record-breaking space mission, makes smooth landing on Earth

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson ends record-breaking space mission, makes smooth landing on Earth

In April, Whitson broke the 534-day US record for cumulative time in space and has spent a career-total of 665 days in space.

Sep 03, 2017, 10:36 AM IST
August 21 total solar eclipse: Watch as ISS photo-bombed the sun and many more magical moments!

August 21 total solar eclipse: Watch as ISS photo-bombed the sun and many more magical moments!

The eclipse looked gorgeous and no one could get enough of the two-minute magic that left the world in awe.

Aug 22, 2017, 10:26 AM IST
Mission successful! Seventh spacewalk of 2017 comes to an end after seven hours, 34 minutes

Mission successful! Seventh spacewalk of 2017 comes to an end after seven hours, 34 minutes

The spacewalkers left the station's Pirs airlock at approximately 10:45 a.m EDT to deploy several nanosatellites, collect research samples, perform structural maintenance and to install handrails and struts to facilitate future excursions.

Aug 18, 2017, 08:56 AM IST
Check out Milky Way as it 'paints the heavens' through the eyes of ISS astronaut Jack Fischer! - Watch video

Check out Milky Way as it 'paints the heavens' through the eyes of ISS astronaut Jack Fischer! - Watch video

This time, it's NASA astronaut Jack Fischer who has befriended his camera and has captured the view of a lifetime – the Milky Way – and has delivered it to us in the form of a time-lapse video!

Aug 17, 2017, 14:03 PM IST
Russian cosmonauts venture out of ISS for the year's seventh spacewalk - Watch Live

Russian cosmonauts venture out of ISS for the year's seventh spacewalk - Watch Live

The spacewalkers will be involved in collecting residue samples from various locations outside the Russian segment of the station and install handrails and struts to facilitate future excursions.

Aug 17, 2017, 08:39 AM IST
ISS astronaut Randy Bresnik shares breathtaking view of Bahamas from space station!

ISS astronaut Randy Bresnik shares breathtaking view of Bahamas from space station!

Expedition 52 Flight Engineer Randy Bresnik of NASA, who is currently aboard the International Space Station (ISS), has shared a breathtaking view of the reef of Bahamas from the space station.

Aug 16, 2017, 23:15 PM IST
SpaceX's unmanned Dragon cargo ship arrives at International Space Station

SpaceX's unmanned Dragon cargo ship arrives at International Space Station

 SpaceX's unmanned Dragon cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday.

Aug 16, 2017, 22:59 PM IST
SpaceX launches cargo to International Space Station with a bang

SpaceX launches cargo to International Space Station with a bang

 SpaceX successfully landed the rocket`s first stage at the company`s Landing Zone 1, just south of the launch site at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, as part of its effort to develop fully reusable rockets.

Aug 15, 2017, 11:07 AM IST